With the hours ticking until the Sixers leave for Orlando, Joel Embiid spoke with the media via Zoom about his expectations of the restart. While he shared his doubts about the logistics of the concept of the bubble, one thing has also been made clear- Joel Embiid is ready to go. Questions have surrounded the […]Read more "Sixers’ Joel Embiid has a chip on his shoulder ahead of NBA playoffs"
While meeting with the Philadelphia media via a Zoom conference call, Joel Embiid expressed some serious reservations surrounding the NBA’s scheduled Orlando restart. Primarily focusing on just general health and safety concerns, the 3x All-Star center didn’t mince his words: “I hated the idea. I feel like with everything that’s been going on, it’s unfortunate […]Read more "Joel Embiid is not a fan of the NBA’s Orlando bubble"
Well, we’re here. After a rollercoaster ride of drafted talent, it’s time to rank the top 5 draft picks since 2000. In case you’ve missed any of the list so far, don’t worry, we have you covered! #5. Jrue Holiday At just 19 years old, Jrue Holiday was selected with the 17th overall pick in […]Read more "Ranking the Sixers best draft picks since 2000: #5-1"
While there’s still eight regular season games left to play before the NBA standings are final, there’s currently a strong chance the Sixers will be squaring off against the Boston Celtics in round one. With Boston in the third seed and Philly holding down the sixth seed, another playoff series between the old rivals seems inevitable. Fellow […]Read more "Previewing the Playoffs: How Joel Embiid stacks up against the Celtics"
After last season’s heartbreaking loss to the eventual NBA champion Toronto Raptors, the Sixers began the offseason search for a guy that can push them over the edge. This search led them to dishing out a 4-year $109 million dollar to former Celtics big man Al Horford. With the motto of “Run it Back” not […]Read more "The Sixers have a $109 million dollar problem that needs to be solved"
The NBA is back and the Sixers’ stars are ready. Earlier this week both Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid came forward letting everyone know what they’re up to. Both stars have been grinding in the gym in preparation for the return of the season. Ben Simmons showed off the fruits of his workouts on Twitter […]Read more "Simmons and Embiid put NBA on Notice with Latest Workouts"
During a conversation with Marc Zumoff (@marczumoff ) earlier this week, Sixers’ Joel Embiid gave a glimpse into how he felt he was performing prior to the NBA’s league-wide shutdown. “Especially after that All-Star Game, my mentality just completely changed. First part of the season, it wasn’t up to my standards — not even close. […]Read more "Joel Embiid: “my mentality just completely changed”"
Brett Brown held a virtual press conference via Zoom this past Friday, and while everyone was lasered in on his comments regarding the playoffs, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, etc., Brett made a small remark that seemingly went under the radar. Prior to the league’s suspension, Milton was absolutely lighting it up for the 76ers. He […]Read more "Expect a bigger role for Sixers’ Shake Milton when the NBA returns"
Elton Brand and the 76ers called an impromptu press conference on Tuesday morning, opening up to the media for questioning. Brand briefly discussed COVID-19 related news, before turning things over for questions. I (David Esser) actually happened to be in the conference call and was able to get a first-hand look into Brand’s thought process […]Read more "Biggest takeaways from Sixers GM Elton Brand’s conference call"
Christian Wood had one of the strangest starts to his basketball career. Despite being a projected late first-round draft pick, the 6’ 10” forward slipped completely out of the 2015 NBA draft. After participating in the Summer League with the Houston Rockets, Wood was signed to the 76ers in late September. Then, things got a […]Read more "Rewinding the Process: Christian Wood’s strange path to NBA success"